Spoken Word Director, Christine Anderson-Zavala is new to SOTA this Asawa SOTA this year. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Education, Feminist Studies, and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.
San Francisco-based playwright and screenwriter, Isaiah's plays include Absolute Pure Happiness, produced by Three Wise Monkeys Theater Company in San Francisco, and The Pheasant, winner of The Little Theater of Alexandria 2007 National One-Act Competition. His films include Silent Anna, directed by Max Sokoloff, and Tests I Love to Take, directed by Ronald Chase. Isaiah is the assistant director of the San Francisco Art & Film Program, an arts education non-profit making the arts accessible to students. He is also the screenwriting mentor for the SF Art & Film’s Film Workshop. In his spare time, he contributes to the 2xHR art society and has been known to lurk in bathtubs at The Parlor, a monthly reading series, hosted by Chicago's Green Lantern.